Question about Sony Handycam DCR-HC40 Mini DV Digital Camcorder

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  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    i dont see anything on LCD. its totaly black or lika a normal lcd color when it turn-off.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    when i use playbak mode, the lcd is not working. but i if i close it, i can watch my old file thru viewfinder. i can still recrd videos but using viewfinder only.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    i want to try to change it by my self if i can..or if not, you can give me a link u said. region? is that NTSC? cos my handycam is made in japan and even the character or lletter inside and out is japanese character.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    ok, i'm from hong kong. here in wanchai district.

  • fafa deck Apr 14, 2009

    ok, i will try to order. and i really want to watch the tutorial thru youtube

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  • Jupiterg2 May 20, 2009

    I have a Handycam DCR-HC30/HC-40 and the LED screen and viewfinder are completely black all the time. Can only hear sound during playback. How can I fix this?

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    pls see this service manual of Sony Mini dv cam but different model doesnt make any difference as all have same types of assemblies and schematics

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    i am unable to find it in Hongkong but u can order online and change urself if u want from here

    i will try to a youtube video for changing tutorial

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    i am asking where u from for the local repair link i will fwd u

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    ok so ur problem is diagnosed the Flex Cable that is coming from camera pcb to lcd is damaged bcoz of use do u want to change it urself or shud i give u link for that repair tell me ur region

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    if u go in playback mode will it work ur lcd or not ?

    and are u able to record videos thru viewfinder the small eye piece other then lcd ? or u see black there as well

  • Shoaib Rais
    Shoaib Rais May 11, 2010

    do u see any thing on lcd any info or signs ?

    do u see picture in viewfinder or is it also blank like lcd or black?

    u can see ur old shot movies in lcd or viewfinder ?

    answer and get help



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